HoCWC: 1983 and how India announced their arrival on the World stage
The third instalment of the Cricket World Cup saw the West Indies attempt to win a third consecutive world championship at Lord’s.
England would host the tournament once more — but with an increased number of venues. The six grounds that had hosted matches in 1975 and 1979 all hosted three matches each but County Grounds in Derby, Bristol, Taunton, Chelmsford, and Southampton, as well as St. Helen’s, Grace Road, Nevill Road and New Road, would all host one game each.
England, of course, qualif